Carnival Time is Coming

This weekend, visitors to the FITUR tourism event have been treated to a preview of the parade, and now it´s time to get your feathers ready, your colourful frocks prepared, your drums and maracas tuned, and your scary costumes exhumed, because carnival is about to begin in Torrevieja. The schedule begins on Saturday 2 February, …

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Three Kings Parade on Saturday

This Saturday, the Three Kings will once again arrive in Torrevieja by boat, a scene which has become a tradition in the town, landing at 5:30 p.m. in the fishing port. The Councillor for fiestas, Domingo Pérez, confirmed the arrangements in a press conference, explaining that their Majesties will spend about 30 minutes at the …

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Mayor calls for Political Unity

In Thursday’s commemorative events recognising 40 years since the birth of Spain as a constitution, the mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón, advocated “working not only to maintain the constitutional consensus, but to expand and improve it.” The head of Torrevieja council stands experienced in supporting unity, as he himself is from a lesser supported …

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A Shopping Trip Back in Time

Do you ever wander down the local high street and think that you are walking in the footsteps of many who have moved in the same direction, to the same location, but across years, decades and even centuries before? If you have, and you’re in Torrevieja, you will love a new exhibition that starts today …

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Gender Violence Awareness Events

Councillor for Social Services, Women and Equality, Fabiana Ibarra, has launched an awareness campaign which will run from today until November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. “We do not want this date to be just a commemoration, and that is how we transmit it throughout the year, developing intense …

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Weekend Events in Orihuela

This weekend, the cultural department has organised a photography event in the city, in fact it´s now the third such event to have taken place, aimed at capturing  the imagery of the municipality. The III Photography Days ‘Orihuela Town’, Fotomaton Festival, has its own website, www.fotomatonfestival.es, where you can find more information and even take …

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Tapas and Gin Routes This Weekend in Orihuela

This weekend, from the 16th to the 18th of November, Orihuela has a double helping of small portion promotions on offer, with both a Gin and Tonic and a Tapas Route combined. There are a wide range of venues taking part, and, if you don’t know already, the idea is that you take in as …

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Gender Violence Race on Sunday

On Sunday, the Orihuela town of San Bartolomé will play host to a race aimed at raising awareness of gender violence, and money to help those wanting to offer help on how to deal with the problem if you are a victim. It was Orihuela’s councillor for Sports, Víctor Valverde, who launched the event at …

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Mountain Climbing Event in Orihuela

Orihuela’s councillor for sports, Víctor Valverde, along with the councillor for the Environment, Miguel Ángel Fernández, launched the first ever “Sports and Mountain Days” in the municipality, which will be held at La Lonja on 27, 28 and 29 November. During this week’s presentation of the event, the councillors were joined by Luis Galiano, secretary …

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